This is the technical blog of web developer Helen Emerson. I am currently a technical architect at Totaljobs Group in London, working on .NET websites. I write about web development (particularly javascript and CSS) and working with .NET.

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The developer book club

I’ve started a new podcast called the developer book club where I interview someone interesting about what books have influenced and inspired them.


How javascript objects work

A look at the features of the javascript that can be used to write object oriented code and how javascript objects really work at the language level. Useful for people writing bare metal javascript or to understand how you framework really works.

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My .gitignore file for C# Resharper, Visual Studio projects. It lists any files that should not get added to the repository.

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A git source control cheat sheet with the basic commands I need to be productive.

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Here are some examples of common layouts that can be easily created using flexbox, a future way to layout HTML elements in CSS3.

flex-flow-dimensions-row Using the CSS3 flexbox layout

The CSS flexbox is a future CSS3 layout module that aims to make CSS page layout much simpler. It makes it easy to create flexible, stretchy layouts.

Newspaper columns Using CSS3 multi-column layouts to split a list into columns

How to use the new CSS multi-column layout feature to split a list across multiple columns.

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Totaljobs is hiring .NET developers and senior .NET developers. Central London. Agile teams. C#, TDD, MVC, twice weekly releases.

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